Groundbreaking research

Robotic systems promise to open the ocean to humans in new ways. Recent advances in robotics are improving efficiency, lowering costs, and reducing the risks of marine operations. Robots also allow scientists, industry, and the military to address problems in new ways, often producing solutions that cannot be achieved through conventional methods. MORE

A legacy of innovation

The scientists and engineers at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution have helped shape knowledge about the ocean for more than 80 years. Today, the Institution is a recognized leader in the research, development, and deployment of robotic and related systems whose methods and technologies have proven their value in a range of applications. MORE


3rd Annual Entrepreneur’s Showcase & Leadership Forum

July 20-21, 2017 • Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

The 3rd annual Forum will focus on strategic development of the marine robotics market space with presentations and panel discussions targeting concerns of the “C” suite (CEO, CTO, CFO, etc.). Key questions include: What are the dynamics of emerging markets? How is the funding climate changing? What can be learned from recent acquisitions? Should you consider being acquired or go public? The Forum will be kicked off by our 3rd showcase of marine robotics technologies on July 20th.  Companies and entrepreneurs interested in showcasing your ideas and innovations in our high bay setting are welcome but space is limited. On-line Registration Closes June 18.  On-Site Registration available at Forum on July 20 &21 (cash or check only). MORE

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Save the Dates: 2017 Events Announced

Entrepreneurs Showcase and Leadership Forum
July 20-21, 2017
WHOI, Woods Hole, MA

Annual CMR Members Meeting
September 21-22, 2017
National Academy of Science, Woods Hole, MA

Recent Events

2nd Annual Ocean Worlds Meeting
August 25-26, 2016
National Academy of Sciences, Woods Hole, MA

2nd Annual Marine Robotics Entrepreneurship Forum
July 14-15, 2016
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Read about the Forum in the Cape Cod Times, July 19, 2016.

Challenges and Opportunities for Robotics and Automation Applied to Aquaculture
January 11, 2016
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

CMR 'Members Only' Meeting
December 3, 2015
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

1st Annual Marine Robotics Entrepreneurship Forum
July 23-24, 2015
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

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